The IEEE Comedy Hour

Yesterday I stopped by the Apple Store to buy a short, thin FireWire cable, just about the perfect length and weight for conveniently connecting the external drive I now use as the destination for my SuperDuper! backups.

The cable lists for $14, and was my only purchase: the Cisco employee discount of 8%, combined with the California State Sales Tax of 8.25%, conspired to produce a register total of exactly $13.94. I’m not sure I was successful in explaining to the bemused fellow behind the counter just why I thought that was funny.

It may be that I need more sleep.

One thought on “The IEEE Comedy Hour

  1. Is this the same Dan Martinez that attended Ithan Elementary, loved model rockets and bordered on sadism?

    I’d know that vivid, lyrical writing and unique sense of humor anywhere…

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